Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Acetal Formation, Mechanism of

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_97

n The formation of the (–CHO–) repeat unit which after initiation (i.e., Lewis acids) forms –CHO+ and propagates to the polymer, (–CHO–)n.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA